On the 2nd November 2022, the Office for National Statistics released detailed univariate data from the 2021 Census covering the theme of ‘Demography and Migration’.

This release includes three key areas of data:

Population by Single Year of Age Age by Single Year
Sex
Population Density
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA)
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
Household and Resident Characteristics Total Households
Household Composition
Household Size
Households by Deprivation Dimensions
Legal Partnership Status
Living Arrangements
Residents of Households and Communal Establishments
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
International Migration Age of Arrival in UK
Country of Birth
Country of Birth (Detailed)
Length of Residence
Non-UK Short Term Residents
Passports Held
Passports Held (Detailed)
Year of Arrival in UK
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
Local Authority (LA)
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
Output Area (OA)
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA)
Output Area (OA)



As soon as this data has been processed it will be added to the Data Observatory and this page will be updated to sign post to the relevant profiles.

In the meantime, you can access the data directly from the ONS website HERE

Below you will find summary information for Hull which includes, for each of the three key areas listed above:

  • A summary infographic
  • Headline results
  • Maps of useful datasets at Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or Middle Super Output Area (MSOA) Level

POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR OF AGE

Summary Infographic: Population by Single Year of Age

  • On Census Day, 21 March 2021, the size of the usual resident population in Hull was 267,010.
  • The population of Hull grew by 10,604 (4.1%) since the last census in 2011, when the population was 256,406.
  • This is lower than the overall growth for England (6.6%).
  • In Hull, there were approximately 53,135 children and young people aged under 0 – 15 years (19.9%), 173,040 people aged 16 to 64 years (64.8%) and 40,827 people aged 65 years and over (15.3%).
  • Compared to 2011, there has been an increase of 4,769 (9.9%) children aged under 16 years, an increase of 739 (0.4%) people aged 16 to 64 years, and an increase of 5,096 (14.3%) people aged 65 years and over.
  • The median age in Hull in 2021 was 36. This is 4 years lower than the national median age.
  • As of 2021, Hull has 3,730.1 residents per square kilometre.
  • Compared to nationally, Hull has a larger proportion of its population in almost all single age groups below 40 years, but a lower proportion o of its population in almost all single age groups 40 years and above.
  • Between 2011 and 2021 population growth was most prominent amongst 4 – 14 year olds, 28 – 37 year olds, 50 – 74 year olds, and 90 – 97 year olds.
  • Conversely, population decline was most prominent amongst 0 – 3 year olds, 16 – 27 year olds, and 38 – 49 year olds.

2021 Census Map: Population by Age (MSOA)

2021 Census Map: Young People Aged 0 – 15 (MSOA)

2021 Census Map: Older People Aged 65 + (MSOA)

HOUSEHOLD AND RESIDENT CHARACTERISTICS

Summary Infographic: Household and Resident Characteristics

  • On Census Day, 21 March 2021, there were a total of 115,472 households in Hull.
  • The number of households in Hull grew by 2,876 (2.6%) since the last census in 2011, when there were 112,596 households.
  • This is lower than the overall growth in households for England (6.2%).
  • In Hull, 67,916 (58.8%) of households were classed as deprived in at least one dimension.
  • This is higher than the proportion nationally (51.6%) but a 9.3% reduction from 2011.
  • At the time of the 2011 Census the average household size was 2.31 people, compared to 2.41 people nationally.
  • 25,464 households in Hull (24.1%) were single person, non-pensioner households.
  • This is higher than the proportion nationally (17.3%) but a 4.7% reduction from 2011.
  • 21,276 households in Hull (18.4%) were all pensioner households.
  • This is lower than the proportion nationally (22.0%) but an 8.1% increase from 2011.
  • 33,128 households in Hull (28.7%) include dependent children.
  • This is approximately in line with the proportion nationally (28.5%) but a 3.5% increase from 2011.

2021 Census Map: Total Households (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Households Deprived In At Least One Domain (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Average Household Size (MSOA)

2021 Census Map: Single Non-Pensioner Households (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: All Pensioner Households (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Households with Dependent Children (LSOA)

INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION

Summary Infographic: International Migration

  • On Census Day, 21 March 2021, 34,962 residents of Hull (13.1%) were born outside the UK.
  • This is lower than the proportion nationally (17.4%) but a 13,141 (60.2%) increase from 2011.
  • The top non-UK countries of birth include Poland (9,058 residents), Romania (3,602 residents) and EU Accession countries excluding Lithuania, Poland and Romania (3,560 residents).
  • Most notably, the Romanian population in Hull has increased by 1806% from 189 in 2011 to 3,602 in 2021.
  • 26,295 residents of Hull (9.8%) have a non-passport.
  • This is lower than the proportion nationally (10.2%) but a 11,420 (76.8%) increase from 2011.
  • As above, the top non-UK passports include Poland (9,387 residents), EU Accession countries excluding Lithuania, Poland and Romania (4,554 residents) and Romania (3,331 residents).
  • Of those Hull residents not born in the UK, 10,810 (30.9%) arrived in the UK in the last 5 years.
  • This is higher than the proportion nationally (24.4%) and a similar number as in 2011.
  • 9,299 (26.6%) non-UK born residents of Hull were aged under 16 when they arrived in the UK.
  • This is similar to the proportion nationally (26.3%) but a 3,691 (65.8%) increase from 2011.

2021 Census Map: Born Outside UK (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Born All EU Accession Countries (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Born EU8 Countries (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Born EU2 Countries (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Non-UK Passport Holders (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Polish Passport Holders (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Romanian Passport Holders (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Non-UK Born Residents Arrived in the UK in the Last 5 Years (LSOA)

2021 Census Map: Non-UK Born Residents Arrived Aged Under 16 (LSOA)